Downs Food Group

Cost Accountant Job at Downs Food Group in Mankato, MN

[Position No Longer Available]

Cost Accountant
Job Location(s):
Mankato, MN
Start Date:
Feb. 2013
Employment Term:
Employment Type:
Full Time
Hours per Week:
Work Hours (i.e. shift):
8 to 5
Starting Salary Range:
Not Provided
Required Education:
Associate Degree
Required Experience:
2 to 20+ years
Required Security Clearance:
Related Categories:
Accounting - General

Position Description

Cost Accountant:
Basic Function: The cost accountant position is accountable for reporting daily plant costs to appropriate personnel , submitting daily/month end inventories, daily productivity reports and other daily/monthly cost accounting reports required by the Plant Management.
Principal Accountabilities:
  1. Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts
  2. Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues
  3. Update standard costs in the bill of materials
Other Responsibilities:  The cost accounting position is also involved with maintenance parts management including inventory control (using a maintenance tracking program), issuance/tracking of plant purchase orders and tracking of plant project expenditures.  This position may also include training of a back-up for absenteeism purposes.  Additional responsibilities may also be required as requested. 
Desired Qualifications:  3+ years of accounting/finance experience.   Also, a BA/BS degree, as well as excellent analysis skills, and the ability to collaborate with a multi-department team. Also helpful to have experience manipulating large databases.
[Position No Longer Available]
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